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Huge quantity of weapons, explosives seized in Paktika

Huge quantity of weapons, explosives seized in Paktika

Feb 21, 2016 - 12:56

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Six insurgents have been detained with weapons and explosives in southern Kandahar and Paktika provinces, an official said on Sunday.

The security forces conducted night raids in the Maiwand district of Kandahar and captured eight motorcycles, three vehicles and six insurgents.

Samim Khpalwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the security forces also destroyed a bomb-making factory during the raid.

Separately, National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) operatives seized two trucks full of weapons and explosives in Paktika province.

A statement from the spy network said the trucks contained 1,200 kilograms of explosives placed in 250 bags under firewood.

The explosives belonged to the Haqqani networkinfo-icon and were being delivered to fighters inside Afghanistaninfo-icon, the intelligence agency added.


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